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Hobson's ChoiceMarking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Set in 1880s Salford, the play follows Cobbler Henry Horatio Hobson who has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his shop unpaid. When the oldest and plainest, Maggie, takes the initiative of marrying his best bootmaker, Willie Mossop, and setting up a rival business, Hobson gets his comeuppance, and the girls get their own back.

 

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Designed by CJ Phipps, the Vaudeville is the third theatre to be built on this site. The current Vaudeville opened on 23rd February 1926 with a revue called RSVP. One of the theatre's major successes was in 1954 with the musical 'Salad Days', starring Julian Slade and Deborah Reynolds. More about Vaudeville Theatre

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Dead FunnyDead FunnyDead FunnyAn all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps), and Rufus Jones (W1A, Hunderby, The Casual Vacancy) appear in this revival of Terry Johnson's comedy about a marriage in crisis, directed by Johnson himself. Steve Pemberton (The League2017-01-17T19:30:00+00002017-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING  £15-£75
DATES  27th October 2016 to 4th February 2017
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps), and Rufus Jones (W1A, Hunderby, The Casual Vacancy) appear in this revival of Terry Johnson's comedy about a marriage in crisis, directed by Johnson himself. Steve Pemberton (The League... More about this event
 
The Boys In The BandThe Boys In The BandThe Boys In The BandA landmark play in gay theatre, Mart Crowley's groundbreaking The Boys In The Band transfers to the West End in 2017, being staged at the Vaudeville Theatre for a limited two-week run. Set in a New York apartment, the seminal piece sees nine men gather for a birthday celebration. Doctor Who actor Mark Gatiss plays Howard, a self-avowed 'pock-marked2017-02-07T19:45:00+00002017-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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On Soon

event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £20-£35, Premium Seats £50
DATES  7th to 18th February 2017
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
A landmark play in gay theatre, Mart Crowley's groundbreaking The Boys In The Band transfers to the West End in 2017, being staged at the Vaudeville Theatre for a limited two-week run. Set in a New York apartment, the seminal piece sees nine men gather for a birthday celebration. Doctor Who actor Mark Gatiss plays Howard, a self-avowed 'pock-marked... More about this event
 
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Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  1st March to 17th June 2017
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson star in Richard Harris' bittersweet comedy drama, Stepping Out, which choreographs the trials and tribulations of seven women and one man, who meet at a weekly tap dancing class in a north London church hall. Such an all-star cast make this award-winning comedy... More about this event
 
 

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